*This weekly class session has already begun, but it's never too late to create! When available, we keep registration open in our art classes so you may join a class that has already started. WE PRORATE THE COST TO REFLECT THE NUMBER OF WEEKS LEFT IN THE CLASS.
Calling all budding artists who love to CREATE ART! Combine your creativity with technology and create your very own beautiful digital artwork! In this beginner's crash course to digital art creation, use Procreate to express your inner-artist! Procreate is one of the most easy-to-learn and accessible ways to make digital art... Just download the app and feel inspired and guided with our NYC virtual art studio instruction in this weekly digital art class. Learn all you need to know your way around Procreate, and begin making your very own inspiring digital artwork! Experiment with all of the tools you'll need to use in order to create a colorful art to feel proud of. You’ll be having so much fun drawing that you’ll forget you were even learning a new program in the first place! Carve out some time for yourself to relax, nurture yourself and experience the joy of art making from the convenience of anywhere in the world... right from your lap.
Teens in this class will:
Learn the basic tools to start making art in Procreate
Understand the fluency of how Procreate easily relates to traditional drawing materials by exploring different brush and texture tools
Add vibrant color and get inspired by how easy it is to “drop” a color into a space or adjust colors, create color palettes, or swap out colors
Understand how to adjust your work quickly without having to erase or recolor
Learn how to create and save a variety of palettes of color
Export your artwork and the process video behind it as an MP4 (Yes, you can walk away from every project with a video showing how you made it!)
Experiment with mixing, matching, taking away, or adding to your digital art with tools including selecting items, move tool, copy/paste, distorting, flipping and rotating your artwork, color drop feature, eyedropper tool, adjusting colors, and more!
Receive individualized feedback and guidance according to your interests, needs and personal style
Enjoy the health and wellness benefits of art classes, including stress, anxiety and depression relief, boosted self-esteem and connection to yourself and our warm virtual art community
Materials not included.
Please download the latest version of Procreate to your smartphone or tablet. Optional: Touch Pen for those who do not want to use their fingers on the app.
Online Zoom Art Class Materials:
All online classes are now held online in our virtual art classrooms using zoom classrooms. Art class materials should be ordered ahead of the first class meeting time. Or you may use materials you already have.